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Name: Guy Berryman  
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Date of Birth: 12th April 1978
Place of Birth: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Profession: Composer
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Guy Berryman in the "Shiver" music video

Guy Rupert Berryman (born 12 April 1978) is a member of the group Coldplay. He plays bass guitar and is known as the soft-spoken member of the band.

Berryman was born in Kirkcaldy (Fife, Scotland), but he moved to Kent, England at age 12. He has been playing bass guitar since he was 13.

Before forming Coldplay at University College London, Berryman was on a band called Time Out. He dropped out of his Engineering degree after one year to focus on playing bass with Coldplay.

Berryman's musical influences include James Brown, The Beatles, Kool & The Gang, and Pink Floyd.

In Fall 2004, Berryman and Coldplay bandmate Will Champion guested on a-ha keyboardist Magne Furuholmen's first solo album, Past Perfect Future Tense.

Equipment list

On the A Rush of Blood to the Head Tour:


  • 2 x Ampeg Classic
  • 2 x Ampeg 15" Cabinet
  • Ampeg 8x10" Cabinet


  • 2 x Fender Precision Bass


  • Tone Bender Distortion

On the X&Y Tour


  • 2 x Hiwatt Custom Cabinets
  • 2 x Hiwatt Custom 100#


  • 2 x Fender Precision Bass(1.Color: Red or Walnut 2.Color:3-Tone Sunburst
  • 1 x Fender Mustang Bass(Color:White)
  • 1 x Hofner 500/1 Bass(in the Studio)(Color: Vintage Sunburst)


  • Tone Bender Distortion


  • 1 x Minimoog Signature

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